Helper T-cells

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<ref>Lodish H, Berk A, Kaiser C.A, Krieger M, Bretscher A, Ploegh H, Amon A, Martin K.C. Molecular Biology. New York: w.h.freeman Macmillan Learning. 2016.</ref> Helper T cells have the function to help other immune cells through the production and secretion of cytokines. These [[T cells]] can be divided into different subsets. The subsets are based on the expression of particular surface markers and on the cytokine production of the helper T cell.  
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Helper T cells have the function to help other immune cells through the production and secretion of cytokines. These [[T cells]] can be divided into different subsets. The subsets are based on the expression of particular surface markers and on the cytokine production of the helper T cell<ref>Lodish H, Berk A, Kaiser C.A, Krieger M, Bretscher A, Ploegh H, Amon A, Martin K.C. Molecular Biology. New York: w.h.freeman Macmillan Learning. 2016.</ref>.  
  
 
=== Types of Helper T Cells  ===
 
=== Types of Helper T Cells  ===
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*'''TH2 Helper Cells:''' These helper cells secrete [[IL-10]] and IL-4. IL-4 aids B cell class switching to the IgE and IgG1 isotypes.  
 
*'''TH2 Helper Cells:''' These helper cells secrete [[IL-10]] and IL-4. IL-4 aids B cell class switching to the IgE and IgG1 isotypes.  
 
*'''TH17 Helper Cells:''' These helper cells secrete [[IL-17]].
 
*'''TH17 Helper Cells:''' These helper cells secrete [[IL-17]].
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Revision as of 16:48, 23 October 2018

Helper T cells have the function to help other immune cells through the production and secretion of cytokines. These T cells can be divided into different subsets. The subsets are based on the expression of particular surface markers and on the cytokine production of the helper T cell[1].

Types of Helper T Cells

References

  1. Lodish H, Berk A, Kaiser C.A, Krieger M, Bretscher A, Ploegh H, Amon A, Martin K.C. Molecular Biology. New York: w.h.freeman Macmillan Learning. 2016.
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